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Police find child reported missing, endangered in Kearns

Posted at 6:10 PM, Mar 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-21 20:10:57-04

UPDATE: Police have located Kaylie Peterson, who was reported missing in the Kearns area earlier Thursday evening.

Unified Police stated she is being reunited with her parents. While her exact condition is unknown, police did not report any injuries.

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KEARNS, Utah – Police are actively searching for 11-year-old Kaylie Peterson in the Kearns area.

Peterson was last seen near 4500 West and Lander Way (5820 South), wearing a purple puffy coat, green leggings and a purple backpack.

Detective Kevin Mallory with Unified Police said they are checking the neighborhood, nearby schools and parks.

Peterson has a diminished mental capacity according to police and functions at a mental level below her age.

Anyone with information is asked to call dispatch at 801-743-7000.